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George Smith Lindsey

Dec 17, 1928 – May 6, 2012


Marshall Donnelly Combs Funeral Home | Nashville Funeral Home Obituary

NASHVILLE, TENN., May 6, 2012-George Lindsey, the actor best known for his portrayal of dim yet lovable gas station mechanic Goober Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show," died at 12:05 a.m. on Sunday,May 6 after a brief illness. He was 83. Born in Fairfield, Ala., on December 17, 1928, George Smith...

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You were such a happy and funny person! You made me have so many laughs!! I miss you!

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

You brought light and lafter to many when it was moct needed. May your light continue to shine, and brighten the next generation as these shows are rebroadcast.

See how you live on and on Goober Lindsey? Genuinely missed.

sory for your lossi really likwe goober pyle

A true superstar in every sense of the word...Goober will live on for in peace...and thanks! Dan Cahill - Santa Ana, CA

George Smith Lindsey aka Goober. Your sense of humor was contagious and you are missed. Thank you for making us laugh. Your gift of comedy will always live on in your great work. George was a natural comedian and what a gift to this world he was and always will be. Rest in peace.

Dear George/Goober....You were my absolute favorite on TAGS...Your love for laughter and making others happy is your legacy....there is a saying "For everything that passes something beautiful remains" and while you have physically passed from this world....your love for laughter remains with us in every episode of TAGS....I Love You....Thanks for making me truly are the best...Say hey to the Andy & all the gang for me.